Customer Service

Soft Skills
Schedules
Delivery Type (Must Select One)
  Instructor-Led
  Online Live Instructor-Led
  Online OnDemand
Quantity
If quantity is more than 1, Please add all Attendees' Names /Voucher #/ Learning Credit below separated with a comma. If not specified, we will contact you prior to the class start date. Special Instructions

Each and every one of us serves customers, whether we realize it or not. Maybe you"re on the front lines of a company, serving the people who buy your products. Perhaps you"re an accountant, serving the employees by producing their pay checks and keeping the company running. Or maybe you"re a company owner, serving your staff and your customers.

The Customer Service workshop will look at all types of customers and how we can serve them better and improve ourselves in the process. Your participants will be provided a strong skillset including in-person and over the phone techniques, dealing with difficult customers, and generating return business.

 

Customer Service Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
Module Two: Who We Are and What We Do
  • Who Are Customers? (internal/external)
  • What is Customer Service?
  • Who Are Customer Service Providers?
Module Three: Establishing Your Attitude
  • Appearance Counts!
  • The Power of a Smile
  • Staying Energized
  • Staying Positive
Module Four: Identifying and Addressing Their Needs
  • Understanding the Customer"s Problem
  • Staying Outside the Box
  • Meeting Basic Needs
  • Going the Extra Mile
Module Five: Generating Return Business
  • Following Up
  • Addressing Complaints
  • Turning Difficult Customers Around
Module Six: In-Person Customer Service
  • Dealing With At-Your-Desk Requests
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of In-Person Communication
  • Using Body Language to Your Advantage
Module Seven: Giving Customer Service over the Phone
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Telephone Communication
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Tips and Tricks
Module Eight: Providing Electronic Customer Service
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Electronic Communication
  • Understanding Netiquette
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Examples: Chat or e-mail
Module Nine: Recovering Difficult Customers
  • De-Escalating Anger
  • Establishing Common Ground
  • Setting Your Limits
  • Managing Your Own Emotions
Module Ten: Understanding When to Escalate
  • Dealing with Vulgarity
  • Coping with Insults
  • Dealing with Legal and Physical Threats
Module Eleven: Ten Things You Can Do To WOW Every Time
  • Ten Tips
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
 
No prior experience is needed. 

You may cancel this class 10 or more business days prior to the start date of the class for a full refund. No shows or cancellations made within 10 days will forfeit all fees paid. Online OnDemand can not be cancelled once the access key was generated and sent to the client.